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1990 Mitsubishi Eclipse Base 2D Hatchback

1990 Mitsubishi Eclipse
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Issued: 1998-12-14
DESCRIPTION OF ISSUE

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES SOLD IN THE CARIBBEAN. IN THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT OF THESE VEHICLES, WHICH ARE EQUIPPED WITH TAKATA BELT BUCKLES, THE SEAT BELT RELEASE BUTTONS, WHICH ARE MADE OF ABS PLASTIC MATERIAL AND MARKED "PRESS," CAN BREAK, ALLOWING PIECES TO FALL INTO THE BUCKLE ASSEMBLY.
IF PIECES FALL INTO THE BUCKLE ASSEMBLY, THE BUCKLE MAY NOT OPERATE PROPERLY, FAILING TO PROPERLY RESTRAIN AN OCCUPANT IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH.

DESCRIPTION OF COMPONENT

SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY

RESOLUTION

DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE FRONT SEAT BELT BUCKLES.

NOTES

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN FEBRUARY 15, 1999. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT MITSUBISHI OF CARIBBEAN AT 1-787-251-8716.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).


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